Laterals

We look for bright, creative, ambitious lawyers to meet the needs of our clients. At KJK, each associate and partner is a key member of the KJK team, and we are committed to providing our lawyers with the opportunities they need to develop their skills and grow their practices. At KJK, you will find a collegial environment, which fosters collaboration and relationship building, along with a longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. In addition to the current opportunities, KJK is always seeking qualified and experienced associate and partner level candidates who would fit our long term strategic plan and atmosphere. Please feel free to contact us at any time to inquire about the possibility of joining the KJK team.

Current Opportunities:

Cybersecurity & Internet Privacy Attorney
KJK is seeking an Associate or Partner level Data Privacy and Cybersecurity attorney. Our ideal candidate should have breach response experience, including, but not limited to, State and Federal breach notification requirements, HIPAA, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), and Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), in addition to having a solid foundation in data privacy counseling and training. Partner level candidates must have some level of established portable business. We seek candidates who fit within our entrepreneurial culture, possess sophisticated technical skills, and who are ambitious and team-oriented.

Applicants should be a member of the Ohio Bar or eligible to waive in, and should possess a strong academic record, superior writing, drafting and analytical skills, and the ability to work well with our diverse client base. This opportunity is ideal for the candidate who wishes to further her/his career in a supportive, entrepreneurial and collegial environment, and become a key player in a growing practice.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@kjk.com (no phone calls please).
KJK does not currently accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or headhunters.

Banking & Finance Attorney
KJK is seeking an Associate or Partner with corporate banking and finance transactional experience, to join our team. Our ideal candidate will be knowledgeable with a deep understanding of commercial lending, financing and banking. The candidate should be well-versed in complex debt and capital structures and be able to analyze, negotiate and document all aspects of finance transactions.

Applicants should be a member of the Ohio Bar or eligible to waive in, and should possess a strong academic record, superior writing, drafting and analytical skills, and the ability to work well with our diverse client base. This opportunity is ideal for the candidate who wishes to further her/his career in a supportive, entrepreneurial and collegial environment, and become a key player in a growing practice.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@kjk.com (no phone calls please).
KJK does not currently accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or headhunters.

Corporate & Securities Attorney
KJK is seeking a mid/senior level Associate or Partner for our Corporate & Securities Practice Group. Our ideal candidate will be self-sufficient and have experience with general corporate law, including: mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, recapitalizations, and private placements of senior and mezzanine debt and equity securities; strategic business planning and counseling for companies at various stages of growth; representing closely held companies that have financial, regulatory, operational or shareholder complexities; private equity, subordinated debt, and venture funds and their portfolio companies; and other sophisticated transactional, corporate and contract work. The candidate should have significant supervisory and client management experience, and excellent transactional drafting and negotiation skills.

Applicants should be a member of the Ohio Bar or eligible to waive in, and should possess a strong academic record, superior writing, drafting and analytical skills, and the ability to work well with our diverse client base. This opportunity is ideal for the candidate who wishes to further her/his career in a supportive, entrepreneurial and collegial environment, and become a key player in a growing practice.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@kjk.com (no phone calls please).
KJK does not currently accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or headhunters.

Intellectual Property/Technology Transactions Attorney
KJK is seeking an Associate or Partner IP attorney with technology transaction experience. Our ideal candidate will have significant experience structuring, drafting and negotiating a variety of contracts and agreements for technology-related goods and services and a substantive knowledge of intellectual property, advertising, internet and privacy law. Additionally, the candidate will have experience with the information technology and intellectual property aspects of mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, and other multidisciplinary transactions. We strongly prefer candidates who hold a technical degree in computer science and/or those with an IT background prior to attending law school.

Applicants should be a member of the Ohio Bar or eligible to waive in, and should possess a strong academic record, superior writing, drafting and analytical skills, and the ability to work well with our diverse client base. This opportunity is ideal for the candidate who wishes to further her/his career in a supportive, entrepreneurial and collegial environment, and become a key player in a growing practice.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@kjk.com (no phone calls please).
KJK does not currently accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or headhunters.

Labor & Employment Attorney
KJK is seeking an Associate or Partner to join our Labor & Employment practice group. Our ideal candidate would be able to work independently on a broad range of employment issues including discrimination lawsuits, wrongful discharge claims and related employment actions in state or federal court and before the EEOC. Experience representing employers in disputes involving non-competition agreements, the misappropriation of trade secrets would be ideal. Labor experience and the handling of both union and non-union related issues would be a plus.

Applicants should be a member of the Ohio Bar or eligible to waive in, and should possess a strong academic record, superior writing, drafting and analytical skills, and the ability to work well with our diverse client base. This opportunity is ideal for the candidate who wishes to further her/his career in a supportive, entrepreneurial and collegial environment, and become a key player in a growing practice.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@kjk.com (no phone calls please).
KJK does not currently accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or headhunters.

Health Care Attorney
The Healthcare Practice Group of KJK is seeking a Senior Associate or Partner with at least five (5) years of experience to help support our Cleveland practice. Our ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of health care regulatory issues, challenges facing providers, suppliers, and insurers in the highly-regulated and constantly changing healthcare industry. The candidate should routinely represent hospital systems, physicians’ groups, long-term care organizations and other healthcare providers and payers. Transactional experience in connection with health care clients, federal and state tax-exempt status reimbursement, regulatory and compliance matters, medical staff and licensing issues, contract negotiations, litigation and general corporate law are important. The ideal candidate will have a track record of providing truly excellent client service, growing client relationships, and will be focused on identifying and pursuing new matters with our team.

Applicants should be a member of the Ohio Bar or eligible to waive in, and should possess a strong academic record, superior writing, drafting and analytical skills, and the ability to work well with our diverse client base. This opportunity is ideal for the candidate who wishes to further her/his career in a supportive, entrepreneurial and collegial environment, and become a key player in a growing practice.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@kjk.com (no phone calls please).
KJK does not currently accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or headhunters.

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